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Watch: Shelby County Joint Task Force

Dec 10, 2020

Watch the Shelby County Joint Task Force briefing on COVID-19, from December 10th.

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This was a live video of a panel of experts advising the Food and Drug Administration will weigh the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech in a daylong public meeting. The committee voted on whether the FDA should authorize the vaccine for emergency use during the pandemic. 

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Caleb Suggs/WKNO

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here on South Main Street, and not just because there’s a Christmas tree in every storefront. Twelve local shops have united for the South Main Santa Christmas Gift Drive. Each store is collecting a different type of donation in exchange for a small discount or a free item.

Staying Safe During the Holidays

Dec 9, 2020
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If you knew you carried a virus that could make your grandmother sick, what would you do? Would you go visit your grandmother, give her a hug, eat at her dining room table? Of course not.


Feel Fine? Get a Test Anyway, Local Officials Say

Dec 8, 2020
Katie Riordan

Shelby County health officials say that COVID-19 testing isn’t just about diagnosing an illness. Like masks and social distancing, it’s also a tool to help reduce asymptomatic spread of the virus. 

An Advent Message from Church Health

Dec 8, 2020
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This has been a devastating year for some of us, and a difficult one for all.  But with the news that vaccines are on the way, there is a light starting to flicker at the end of this long pandemic tunnel.


This was a live video of President-elect Joe Biden formally announcing his pick for health secretary and other key health positions after releasing their names on Monday. 

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Watch: Shelby County Joint Task Force

Dec 8, 2020

Watch the Shelby County Joint Task Force briefing on COVID-19, from December 8th.

Click here to watch.

Cheryl Malik

The way to a person's heart is most definitely through their stomach. Anyone who loves to eat (and who doesn't?) will appreciate a thoughtful gift of a sweet treat.


Deadline for MIFA Rent and Utility COVID Aid Looms

Dec 7, 2020
Federal Trade Commission

Since September, the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association, or MIFA, has distributed federal CARES Act funding for rental and utility assistance due to COVID-related financial losses. Now, as the end of the year deadline to spend the entire $3.3 million pot of money looms, the organization is urging potential grant recipients to apply before it’s too late.

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